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Proceedings of the State Colored Educational Convention Held at Frankfort, Kentucky, August 22, 1877

1877KY-State-Education-Frankfort_Proceedings (14).pdf

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STATE COLORED EDUCATlONAL CONVENTION. 13

and the first Wednesday in August of each year set apart to hold its annual meeting.

The Committee on Resolutions submitted the following, which was unanimously adopted:

Resolved, That the teachers and trustees of each county be requested to immediately organize a County Teachers' Association," an Institute auxiliary to the State Association, and to send delegates to this General Association at its next annual meeting.

Resolved, That the thanks of this Association are due to Dr. Henderson for manifesting so much interest in the education of the colored children of the State as to call this Convention, and take so active a part in the organization of this Association; that in him we believe the cause of education, irrespective of race or color, has a firm and valuable friend.

Louisville, Danville, and Lexington were put in nomination as places for holding the next annual meeting. Before the vote was taken the meeting adjourned until 3 o'clock, P. M.

AFTERNOON SESSION.

Pursuant to adjournment, the Association reassembled at the Court-house, President in the chair.

Prayer offered by Elder J. Turner, of Lexington.

On motion, the places in nomination before noon were discarded and a renomination made, to-wit: Danville, Louisville, Paris, and Lexington.

After some discussion, the vote was taken, which resulted in the choice of Danville, Kentucky.

The chair having announced Danville to be the place of next meeting, on motion, it was made unanimous.

At half-past four o'clock Dr. H. A. M. Henderson addressed the Association at length, giving in his judgment the best way the colored people may attain the end set forth by the Convention

On motion, the following committees were appointed. Committee on Programme—A. Allensworth, Chairman; Bowling Green, Kentucky; J. M. Maxwell, Louisville, Kentucky; C. C. Vaughn, Louisville, Kentucky.

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